Lisle Family History

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Lisle Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: variant spelling of Lyle.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Pile, Isle, Lile, Delisle, Sible, Vile, Bise, Belisle, Gisler, Hisle

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Lisle Family Origin

Where is the Lisle family from?

Lisle Family Occupations

What did your Lisle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lisle. The most common Lisle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Lisle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lisle family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lisle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lisle Historical Records

What Lisle family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Lisle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lisle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lisle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Lisle. For the veterans among your Lisle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lisle Life Expectancy

What is the average Lisle lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lisle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lisle in 1944 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lisle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lisle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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